Charlotte: Youth org makes a big move

Carolinas News Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Time Out Youth Center has announced its relocation to its new facility at 3800 Monroe Rd. and will be closed until July 31 at 3 p.m. for youth visitors.

Drop-In Space and discussion group programming will not be available during the relocation process. However, steps have been taken to support youth during this time and staff will be available for crisis work, case management, counseling and housing services during July.

Youth activities during the week of July 31 will include a homecoming-themed week of events, including a youth Pride dance on Aug. 4.

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Grand opening ceremonies have been slated for Aug. 20. More details will follow as plans are confirmed.

The building was purchased earlier this year and the center launched a $3.4 million capital campaign at that time. As of June 16, $2.2 million has been raised in gifts and pledges.

“We are thrilled to finally move into our Forever Home and are so thankful for the deep community support we have received during this process,” the center’s Executive Director Rodney Tucker said.

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In other news, four youth have joined the center’s board of directors for a one-year term and serve in the same capacities and with similar responsibilities as adult board members. Selected were Eli Goforth from Mt. Pleasant High School in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., along with Fabian Hamilton, Adrian Ross and Sy Sanders from Vance High School in Charlotte, N.C.

info: timeoutyouth.org.

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